On January 5, 2019, Christmas Eve Divine Liturgy was celebrated at Centre Arménie in Laval. The celebrant was His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, assisted by Rev. Fr. Komitas Mirzakhanyan, Parish Priest of Holy Cross Armenian Church of Laval and Rev. Fr. Hayari Tanashian, Visiting Pastor of St. Mesrob Armenian Church of Ottawa.
The “Etchmiadzin” Choir directed by choirmaster Dn. Vahe Pouchikian graciously sang the Divine Liturgy.
During the Divine Liturgy a number of Sunday School students and acolytes read special scriptures from Bible.
Following the Liturgy a traditional Home Blessing ceremony was conducted which was followed by dinner at the Centre Arménie hall, organized by Holy Cross Arm. Church and “Nor Serount” Cultural Association.